The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 4, 1944 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 4, 1944
Page 3
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THURSDAY, JIAY 4, 1944 Church Women Plan To Form United Council A delegation or women from seven Protestant churches In B!yth«- ville met Tuesday afternoon at • First. Christian church tor the purpose of riistiKshig the value nml possibility or orgnniiiiiiu a unltert council of church women in nils city. Representatives of l-'ivsl Methodist church. Lake Street Methodist Cluircj). First Christian Church, First Baptist Church. First Presbyterian Church, St. Stephen's episcopal Cluivch and Assembly of God Church, attended the meet- Ing. Mrs. R. s. nali-d oprnccl the mcet- jg ivitli a brief devotional, arid following a few introductory remarks »y Mrs. J. C. Ellis, Mrs. j am cs Hill •"'., was asked to preside. After an Informal discussion each delegate expressed her desire for such an organization anil pledged »ic full support of the church winch she nuiresentcil. The fifth Monday in May \v;; delegated as the day for perfecting the organization of the council, and Mrs. Hill appointed Mrs ••&>! B, Harrison, Mrs. R. S. Baird and Mrs, W. L. Green us members of a nominating committee to draw up a list of officers. Mrs. Virgil Hopkins. Mrs J C Ellis and Mrs. S. u. Wilford were named ns a committee to plan details for the May 29 meeting. Men In Service Mr. ami Mrs. C. A. Hmilon Sf have received word of the promotion of their son, Lieut. Charles A. Hunton Jr., to the rank of first lieutenant. Lieutenant Hunton, who has bpi'i) overseas for the iml three months, is somewhere fm England with the Army Air J-orees. BLYT1IEVII J.E, (ARK.) HIGHLIGHTS PROM LATEST BOOKS Garden Question? Hew Book Answers 10,000 in 1467 Pages Are you Ixjthwed by leaf spots before your eyes? Oo little ix>i>lles with stripes plague you? Are you afraid of root rot, diabrotlca beetles, .earwigs, or sow. bugs? 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Ami they run with much vigor and vitality through the western novel by that name written by William Colt Mne- Doiuild IDoubleday, Duran: S2>. Chief character is Tucson Smith recognized leader of the other two of the triumvirate — Lullaby and Stony. Like most westerns, the book opens with a bang! Red Sherry. oiit-nf-\vork cowboy, finds himself held up by I wo men who force him at gun-point to witness (he sinia tun- of Mollic Norton, signing awa\ her property to Insure safe return of lictMnissini; father. "1'at'it uni n few hours laler that the Three Mi-squilcers step in on the side of law and order, rescue ihp jailed Sherry, and take over Hie Norton ranch, eventually conlound- IIIK Hie villainous rnsller.s and pliy Cupid to tlu> cause of Sherrv anil Mollic. Carlos Hulo:-an deflly packs Ixill) enterlalnini'iit and edncalion into 'The lji\i)jhler ol My Rillicr" jllar- conrt. Urace: $2), depictlnn llic llfu of the Philijipine peasantry in the story of his family and frirn<ls on LU/.OU , Wide success of Bulosan'.s slorlcs In Tlie New Yorker, Town and Country and Harper's Bazaar prompted this collection, an enjoy- nble night's reading for even the most discerning ciillc. You'll 'enjoy the accounts of father und the Biimecock and his iidventurcs with the fighting rain, mother's problem with lier "hoarders." the dm- ivhcn all the Bulo.san buys (jo looking for wires, and tht- wine shop [o v ex- servicemen only. Full of fresh comedy, and Incitlnij welcome laughter in these days this took is one of (he few— if not the flrsl— to present Die Filipino people as human beings, much like ourselves. The Bulosan family should lake its place among the unfori'ct- Jible families. JIUKDKR AND SIIJKIKL Any hid who Imsn't already min 1 - rie<l u hiss named Muriel will think twice before doing- so after rendiiiK Jerome Odium's "The Morgue Is Always Open" (Scribuers: 5'2i. Not Just Ijeforo letii-lng Honolulu recently to take command of nil Innd-based nlr unils In the forward areas of Hie Pacific Maj.-Gcn. Willis It. Hale, above, "'us awarded (he Distinguished HyuiK Cross and the Air Mt-dtil. General Hale commanded the 7lh Arniy Air Force Unit she isn't- pap, Sam Hooker, rough-aiul-reaily prlvato dick, and Ids partner. Jimmy Webb, agreet ivliole-henrtedly on that point—bu they found Muriel a most dangerous and deceptive number. Fiist they had to find Muriel however. She was the wife of i worried little guy who, WHS vvlllln to pay plenty to locale her, am Jimmy mid Sam, who luul rcnchcC the bottom of the barrel, were glut to take what seemed to Ix; a routine job of work. But murder came. Then unolhci murder. Anil then yet another. Tin two detectives were kept hopping Time for Comfort - Time for Coolness - Comfort goes to your head this Summer ... in straws that are new, strav/s that are light, straws that are cool and good looking! The new ones are in now well styled in familiar old straws and some refreshingly different new ones. Every wanted shape and weave — choose yours now! AN UNUSUAL SELECTION: Genuine PANAMA HATS 3.98 an r d 4.98 i»l"l mnimged (o work In n riyliu- trip to the Middle West while limy were ulxml t(. Grim und Kay, us (nil of uctlon us a bux full of wllilcnls »»<l iiUoiii'tiiei' n well-tm'nwl-out detective now). • » » SPIKS O.V TJIK IIK.'ll SI'.AS Another thriller hundled with n Ifeht (ouch is Miu'J»r!t> FlM'lu'r'.s "Kiiibiivnssim-nt of Hlches" iHiui- dom House: $21. Prof. Hnl Jolmsoii runs into something ho hadn't counted on when he boards a tout for Mexico; In fuel, two somethings --first Is Jane Dlnke, whu winds up ui-liiu nn unwilling pussciw on the same bout; second is a Naul sjiy ring. Jams In attempting to deliver a letter to Johnson on the boat. | s held In Johnson's cabin while the l»iil pulls away from (he dock Ix;- ciiusc Johnson spies someone uut- Mde his cAbin with a gun pointed ut him. The letter Informs him Ihnl he 'is Inherlllni; n couplo of million dollnrs, ol which Is |» lx; liirn- <'d ovor to the Ficu l''rcncli enuse And Hint k'tlcr, loyclhc'r with June' t'i'ls him Into n lot or hot wuler. The ulri'.s sltuntion of IxHni! on board without even a toothbrush calls for a lot of funny incidents. And lier constant association with Johnson ripens into love Hint 10- sulls In the iisiml book i-iullnu— after the spies are nppreheiulr.d In San SntviKlor, they clinch anil live happily ever after. You'll like (he UoscnbeiK chiu-acter thai bounces through the tx)[)k dohiK |>nml deeds for everyone. Lite Bimn.Vp IS'/i years Nt!W ORK tW)--Tlie American people have uulned 15't yours In Icnutli of life since 1000, the highest , e gest figure of 84,2 years having been re- PAGE THREVJ • *o»i \. •*» WT,*, jrfiii a 11ti vuift IJvl [\ J'f». , — »••" v »r>v> itiuwi u]AJkllt\l corded In iori Mjoro HKHJ ( W0 . " ltc Insurnnce Co, siiitlsllclnns snld Ihlrds of persons 25-35 will reach 65 and rilmost threc-ciiiurters of 45- yenr-oldn und fonr-lltths of the 55s - e s will live to thnt ago. Motro|>olllaii Miss Reichel Elected f o Pi Kappa Fraternity Miss Mary Reichel. a .student at University if Arkansas. Fuyctlrvllk-, 'has been selected to Pi Kii]>pa, honorary Journalism fraterulty for women. Election to this society require); « high uoiiit avenife and u sincere Interest In Jourmillsm, Miss Reichel, who Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs, F. o. liclcliel, is u member of tin: sophomore •dim nl the University. Special Purchase! CIGARETTE Just the siie for vest pocket or purse! 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